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5 star rating

Best course ever on bird photography

Raffaella Chersoni

By far it is the best bird photography course I have ever seen with a lot of tips on different types of situations with different birds. Also, thanks Tim for the great work you have done in this course explaining in a very simple way some concepts...

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By far it is the best bird photography course I have ever seen with a lot of tips on different types of situations with different birds. Also, thanks Tim for the great work you have done in this course explaining in a very simple way some concepts that are not easy to explain in photography. I would definitely recomment this course to anyone interested in wildlife and in particular in bird photography.

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5 star rating

Clear, Concise, and Inspirational

Mark Heilman

This course exceeded expectations. There is an abundance of practical information presented in a very clear, concise manner with ample examples. At this point I am not sure if I am more enamored with Tim the photographer or Tim the presenter. ...

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This course exceeded expectations. There is an abundance of practical information presented in a very clear, concise manner with ample examples. At this point I am not sure if I am more enamored with Tim the photographer or Tim the presenter. It takes real talent to be able to distill this much information into such an exceptional presentation.

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Course Overview

What you will learn

You will learn the fundamentals of bird photography with a special focus on capturing birds in flight and action.  Topics covered will include:

• "Ready for action" settings for birds.

• The best techniques for getting birds in focus.

• How to master exposure in various situations.

• How to successfully photograph birds in flight.

• A bonus lesson on getting creative with shutter speeds.

 

What makes this course unique?

You will learn the essentials of successful bird photography in this course.  But beyond that, you get to learn how Tim Laman has applied his methods to become one of the most successful wildlife photographers working in the field today.  This course is a glimpse inside Tim's head as he shares his thought processes behind creating his images.  You will learn to apply his approach to improve your own photography.  You will also be inspired by the images he shares throughout the course, and you will see that it's possible to create stunning bird images anywhere in the world, whether Tim is shooting chickadees in his back yard in Massachusetts, pelicans on the coast of California, or birds-of-paradise in the tree-tops of New Guinea.

 

Who is the course for?

This course is for any aspiring bird photographer who wants to improve.  It is especially aimed at beginning to intermediate photographers, but Tim also shares the advanced settings and approaches he uses to create stunning bird images, so even experienced photographers will gain valuable insights.

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Course Curriculum

    1. Ready for Action

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    2. Camera Handling

    3. Focus Like a Pro - Part 1

    4. Focus Like a Pro - Part 2

    5. Mastering Exposure - Part 1

    6. Mastering Exposure - Part 2

    7. Birds in Flight

    8. The Art of Motion

About this course

  • $59.00
  • 8 lessons
  • 2 hours of video content

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Lesson Plan in Detail

Lesson One

Ready for Action

Be ready to capture birds in action with Tim's recommended settings for beginners and anyone who wants to capture unexpected moments

Lesson Two

Camera Handling

Learn how to best handle your camera for capturing bird action and explore more camera and lens settings for working with flying birds.

Lesson Three

Focus Like a Pro - Part 1

Go in-depth on how to efficiently get birds in focus and compose shots quickly by separating focusing and shutter trigger functions.

Lesson Four

Focus Like a Pro - Part 2

Learn to focus successfully on flying birds, using the best camera settings and techniques.

Lesson Five

Mastering Exposure - Part 1

Explore the various auto-exposure mode options and settings, and which ones are best for each situation in the field.

Lesson Six

Mastering Exposure - Part 2

Learn to use exposure compensation and manual mode to get it right when lighting conditions fool your auto-exposure modes.

Lesson Seven

Birds in Flight

Tim shares his tips on how to succeed in a variety of flight photography situations from takeoffs and landings to birds on the wing.

Lesson Eight

The Art of Motion

A bonus lesson that teaches you how experimenting with your shutter speed can offer a wealth of opportunities to get creative.

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